Editorials

Yemeni mural compromise exemplifies holiday spirit

It now looks like Hamtramck’s famed Yemeni mural on Jos. Campau and Goodson will be saved. Saved, in the sense that a proposed development project will not end…

Eliminating the income tax is financial suicide

There has been a lively discussion on our website (www.hamtramckreview.com) about whether to abolish the city’s income tax. One reader insists that the city’s ongoing re-assessment of property…

News

Former police chief makes a comeback in a new role

Former police chief makes a comeback in a new role

  By Charles Sercombe Two employment contracts set off fireworks at last week’s city council…

Breaking news … Case dismissed in sex assault

Breaking news … Case dismissed in sex assault

  By Charles Sercombe In a stunning defeat for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, community…

Absentee ballots were the winner

Absentee ballots were the winner

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck elections may have turned a new corner. The results of…

Winter season blows in with a huge dumping of snow

Winter season blows in with a huge dumping of snow

  By Charles Sercombe Monday’s snowstorm is one for the history books. Approximately 7 inches…

Business

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those…

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtown Farms is not only closed down, it has now been sold. Michael Davis, a co-organizer of the farm, declined to say who purchased…

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

  By Alan Madlane Balkan House is a restaurant literally located inside a large, converted house on a main street in downtown Hamtramck. The site has actually had…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Attorney calls for sexual assault charges to be dismissed

Attorney calls for sexual assault charges to be dismissed

    By Charles Sercombe The court hearing for a well-known community activist who is charged with sexually assaulting a student took a not unexpected twist. The…

Features

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

  By Joe Myrick Special to The Review Now that summer is here, a lot of us are still scrambling to get into shape. A major challenge…

Editorials

Pension health care cut underscores bigger issue

As the saying goes, elections have consequences. Case in point: Hamtramck’s ever-fragile financial position. When former Republican Gov. Rick Snyder was voted into office over eight years…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…